ERIC Number: ED460983
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Plain Talk about K.I.D.S. (Kids Inclined toward Difficulty in School). A Summit on Learning Disorders: Transforming Crisis into Success. Proceedings (New Orleans, Louisiana, January 18-20, 1995).
Thomas, Alice P., Ed.
The "Plain Talk about K.I.D.S. (Kids Inclined toward Difficulty in School)" summit on learning disorders was held in 1995 to bring together experts in the field of learning disorders to help disseminate the knowledge that will bring progress in the educational management of students who have difficulty in school. The first 10 chapters present papers from the conference, grouped into sections on health care, education, justice, and family. Chapters 11 and 12 present discussions among experts, focusing on collaborative management and national issues in the field. Chapters 13 through 17 present panel discussions on educational change, parent participation, the role of the arts, the role of health care, and justice. The 10 conference papers are: (1) "The Disabling of Labeling: A Phenomenological Approach to Understanding and Helping Children Who Have Learning Disorders" (Melvin D. Levine and Carl W. Schwartz); (2) "The Emotional Experience of Learning" (Edward M. Hallowell); (3) "Attention and Learning Problems: Strategies for Primary Care Physicians" (Gerard Ballanco); (4) "The Learning That Comes before Learning" (Betty Edwards); (5) "Pride, Intellect, Language, and Emotion: Reaching to the Heart, Teaching to the Head" (Priscilla Vail); (6) "The Language Continuum: Learning Language and Using Language To Learn, the Twin Tasks of Childhood" (Katharine G. Butler); (7) "Math: Identifying Problems and Effective Strategies" (Joyce Steeves); (8) "Making the Connections: Juvenile Justice and Learning Disorders" (Thomas P. McGee); (9) "Intrinsic, Extrinsic, and Educational Influences That Predispose a Child to Anomalous Development of Prosocial Behavior" (G. Emerson Dickman, III); and (10) "The Parents' Role: Things To Know and Ways To Help" (Alice P. Thomas and Ann Kornblett). Each paper contains references. (Contains six figures and four tables.) (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Development & Learning, Covington, LA.
Note: For the 1997 proceedings, see UD 032 539. A joint endeavor of the Louisiana Children's Research Center for Development and Learning, LSU Medical Center, New Orleans Adolescent Hospital, and Children's Hospital of New Orleans.